Retirement resources for Financial Literacy Month

As part of King County’s commitment to employee wellness, Balanced You observes Financial Literacy month. Financial wellness is a key component to overall wellness. This week, we are highlighting retirement resources. Planning for retirement can feel overwhelming, but there are classes available that offer the information you need. If you are planning for retirement, consider attending the classes below.

Road to Retirement

Are you planning to retire in the next six months? If so, join your Retirement Team for this informative two-hour class. We’ll discuss procedures and forms, medical coverage options, and your pension—so you’ll be on a smooth road toward a happy retirement.

Register for an upcoming class.

Your PERS Pension

Are you reaching retirement age? Do you want to learn more about your pension through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) and your options as a King County employee?

Join us for a virtual seminar featuring guest speaker Jim Mendoza from DRS, who will discuss your pension and other options at retirement.

Register for an upcoming class.

Deferred Compensation

If you are a benefits-eligible employee, you can choose to participate in King County’s 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan to assist in your long-term retirement planning. You can elect either pre-tax or after-tax (Roth) contributions in an array of investment choices from T. Rowe Price. Learn more about the King County Deferred Compensation Plan or attend a retirement information session.